Socio-Culture Factors Responsible for Crimes Committed by Females of Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Authors

  • Asma Zafar Sociology & Anthropology Department, PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
  • Muhammad Asim M. Phil Scholar, Department of Sociology, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Nazia Malik Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, G.C University Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Iqbal Zafar Dean faculty of social sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan

Abstract

The present study was designed to determine the socio-cultural factors responsible for crimes committed by females. The data was collected from Adiala Jail situated in Rawalpindi district by interviewing a sample of 100 female respondents. The data was collected by a well designed interview schedule and by using statistical techniques. As per research achievements of the project, it was concluded that 51% of female offenders were predominantly from rural areas which denotes poor education and income condition of the people. Majority i.e. 87% of the females were not affected by any circumstances like any psychological change due to imprisonment. Significant association between income and socio-cultural factors responsible for crimes conducted by females was noted.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2013.2n1p373

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Published

2013-03-01

How to Cite

Zafar, A., Asim, M., Malik, N., & Zafar, M. I. (2013). Socio-Culture Factors Responsible for Crimes Committed by Females of Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2(1), 373. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/ajis/article/view/91

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